In Memory of

Deloris Hazel Riley

July 9, 1933 - March 17, 2019
From: Spencer, IA | Originally: Denison, IA
Deloris Hazel Riley

Deloris Hazel Riley

Born: July 9, 1933
Died: March 17, 2019
Age: 85

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Deloris Hazel Riley, the daughter of William and Mildred (Vogt) Plagge) was born on July 9, 1933 in Denison, Iowa. She was raised and attended school at Zion Lutheran School.

     On December 25, 1951, she was united in marriage to Richard Riley in Chariton, IA. Following their marriage, the couple moved to Spencer for Richard’s job. They lived here for a short time and then moved back to Denison only to move back to northwest Iowa and living in the communities of Greenville, Royal, Peterson and Hartley before settling in Spencer 1971. She started working at AALFS manufacturing and then she worked at Superior until her retirement. She and Richard owned and operated YE Old Fish Shoppe from 1986 to 1989. The couple lived in Moneta where she raised dogs.  The dogs were everything to Deloris. Deloris also loved to cook.

     Deloris passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Northshire Residence at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard in 2004 and 2 brothers.

     Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Susan Clark of Melvin, IA; her sons: Dan (Cheryl) of Spencer, IA, Dave (Denise) of Peterson, IA and Steve of Terril, IA; Jack Steinkuehler (Colleen) of Denison, IA who Dick and Deloris raised; 15 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; two sisters: Doris (Jim) Bartholomew of Storm Lake, IA and Lois Hansen of Fonda, IA; two sisters-in-law, JoAnn Plagge and Pat Plagge Jorgenson both of Denison, IA; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Bud Watts
Dan Riley
Dave Riley
Travis Riley
Steve Riley
Jack Steinkuehler
Chad Riley


Visitation will now be held from 2 to 4:00 P.M., Sunday, March 24th with the family present at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

"Amazing Grace"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
Oakland Cemetery
 Peterson, Iowa
1:00 P.M., Following the lunch

A time of lunch and fellowship will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer immediately following the services at the funeral home.


Friday, March 29, 2019 at 12:42 PM
- Steven Bird
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:56 PM
“My sympathy to the Riley family. She was such a sweet lady. Always enjoyed going to her store and house to see all the animals. Spent may hours at both places with Stephanie. My thoughts and prayers to the family.”
- Chavon (Parks) Struve
Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 11:13 AM
“Sorry to read this today. She was a lovly women with a big heart and smile. I worked with her up until the end of Witco. I'm sure she will be missed by her family and all that knew her. So sorry for your lost.”
- Donna Haberl
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